Edna Bitner

Edna R. Bitner

Tuesday, June 21st, 1921 - Saturday, June 8th, 2019
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Edna R. Bitner

Edna Ruth Nelson Bitner, longtime resident of Peetz and Sidney communities, passed away in Denver on Saturday, June 8th, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Friday, July 12th in the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel with Reverend Mary Jo Dean officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the Sidney Regional Medical Center. You may send checks to JDRF Rocky Mountain Chapter at 2727 Bryant St, Ste 380 | Denver, CO 80211 and online donations can be made at: You may view Edna’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at
Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Edna’s care and funeral arrangements. Edna is survived by her daughter, Laurie Sue Bent of Denver; two grandchildren, Chelsea Linden Shantz (Michael Shantz) of Denver and Michael Nelson Bent of New York City; one brother, Joe Adams of Oxford, MS; and several nieces and nephews.
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  • Service

    Friday, July 12th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Friday, July 12th, 2019 10:30am
    Gehrig-Stitt Chapel
    1140 10th Avenue
    SIDNEY, NE 69162
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Reverend Mary Jo Dean
  • Interment

    Greenwood Cemetery
    530 Greenwood Rd.
    SIDNEY, NE 69162
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Posted at 08:22pm
Please accept my deepest and  sympathy. May the God who binds up the broken-hearted comforts all who mourn, sustain your family during this challenging time.(Isaiah 61: 1,2.)


Posted at 07:29pm
May the family of Edna R. Bitner please accept my sincere condolences hoping you find comfort in God's words at Acts 24 : 15 and Psalm 37 : 29.

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